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Rushing In Where Angels Fear To Tread

News reports stated that an eleven years old girl from Simdega district in Jharkhand died apparently because her family could not get their food grain entitlement as their ration card was not Aadhaar-linked. I say “apparently” because, in this post-truth age, one … Continue reading

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No discussion, no debate, no consensus

The government came up with forty amendments to central statutes as part of the Finance Bill, 2017. Nothing unusual, you might say, except that some of these amendments affected certain basic rights of the individual. By presenting these amendments in … Continue reading

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Money…the root of all evil

“For the love of money is the root of all evil” (Timothy 6:10, The Bible, King James Version) The Bible makes it clear that it is not the medium which is evil but the inordinate attraction to it. Before we … Continue reading

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